Do Employers Discriminate by Gender? A Field Experiment in Female-Dominated Occupations
14 Pages Posted: 1 Feb 2010
We test for gender discrimination by sending fake CVs to apply for entry-level jobs. Female candidates are more likely to receive a callback, with the difference being largest in occupations that are more female-dominated.
Keywords: employment, field experiments, discrimination, gender
JEL Classification: J71, C93
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